Gorgon is the largest single-resource project in Australia. The Gorgon LNG plant, made up of three trains, is to have a full annual capacity of 15.6 million tonnes.
Chevron is the operator of Gorgon LNG and owns 47% of the project. Its partners are Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell (each with 25 %), with the remaining three percent held by three Japanese companies – Osaka Gas, Toyo Gas and JERA.
The project involves building a 27,000-tonne floating field control station, a subsea compression infrastructure and a 135-km underwater power cable to Barrow Island, site of the LNG plant.
Chevron says construction will take place over about five years.